Archive | November, 2009

Power Rankings – Week 13

30 November 2009

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Here’s our latest set of rankings going into week 13 of the season… ¬†Feel free to respond in the comment thread. Top Shelf Contenders 1. Indianapolis (11-0) Another week, another close win for the Colts. They’re the epitome of the word team in every sense. 2. New Orleans (11-0) Their offense is unstoppable right now [...]

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Weis done at Notre Dame; on his way to the NFL?

30 November 2009

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6.05 pm – In his press conference earlier today, Haley stated pretty clearly that the Chiefs are not one of the six to have contacted Weis about a possible job as offensive coordinator (H/T to Arrowhead Pride). While this doesn’t rule out a possible marriage between Weis and KC in the future, it does make [...]

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Giants place Pierce on IR; career in jeopardy?

30 November 2009

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Tue 4:40 pm – Pierce expects to make a complete recovery and that he’ll be playing in New York when he hits the field next September. Mon 5:30 pm - Giants LB Antonio Pierce has been stalwart for New York’s defense over the past five seasons, averaging close to 75 tackles a year from his [...]

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Ryan out in Atlanta for the time being

30 November 2009

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The Falcons got good news today, receiving word from their medical staff that the injury suffered by QB Matt Ryan in yesterday’s win over Tampa Bay was turf toe, and not something more serious, according to Fox Sports’ Jay Glazer. Ryan will apparently see a specialist to address the issue, but at this point he’s [...]

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Chargers win big but lose Weddle to injury

30 November 2009

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Mon 2:55 pm – The Chargers have confirmed Weddle’s injury and expect him to miss at least two weeks, maybe more. The plan right now is for him to be back and playing by December 20th against the Bengals. Sun 9:45 pm – In the midst of a six game winning streak and their second [...]

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Rogers down and out in Cleveland

30 November 2009

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Mon 1:55 pm – Browns head coach Eric Mangini has confirmed Rogers will be out the rest of the season on the team’s Twitter feed. He’ll have surgery and go on the injured reserve list later on this week. Sun 9:30 pm – Just when the Browns thought their season couldn’t get any worse, they [...]

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Manning foot injury woes go from bad to worse

30 November 2009

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12:30 pm – Manning believes he’ll be fine to play out the rest of the Giants season and that he won’t need post-season surgery to correct the issue in his foot. Could be posturing on his part, but for now we’ll take him at his word. 11:20 am – This season has been a trying [...]

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Discussion: Weis to lead KC offense next year?

30 November 2009

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Much has been made as of late of Charlie Weis’ future as the head coach at Notre Dame, and while he still has a hold on his job (however tenous that may be), it’s beginning to look more and more likely that his days in South Bend are numbered. If he is in fact fired [...]

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Tomlin: “We will unleash hell in December”

30 November 2009

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NFL coaches are known for their bravado, for standing tall in the face of pressure if you will. Pittsburgh head coach Mike Tomlin took that to a whole new level during his press conference after last night’s disappointing 20-17 loss to the Ravens in overtime, slamming the door shut on any speculation that the Steelers [...]

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Monday morning roundup – Ravens, Cutler, Titans

30 November 2009

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After watching a trio of games on Thanksgiving that quickly turned into routs, I had hopes that yesterday’s set would bring a few nail biters to the front, and I wasn’t disappointed. Week 12 of the season was chock full of frantic finishes, with Indianapolis, Baltimore, Philadelphia, and Tennessee all going down to the wire [...]

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Martz to Chicago gaining steam

29 November 2009

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This season has been a frustrating one for sure for the Chicago Bears and their fans, and while head coach Lovie Smith seems to be safe for the time being, his assistant coaches are most certainly not. That has led to a recent storm of rumors taking hold in the Windy City, with former Rams [...]

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Kelly pushing hard for Tebow in Buffalo

28 November 2009

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For 11 seasons, Jim Kelly was the man everyone turned to in Buffalo for answers, guiding the team to four straight Super Bowl appearances before he retired for good in 1996, bound for a permanent place in Canton at the Hall of Fame. But after watching the Bills struggle for so long since his departure, [...]

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